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Address: 2-7-12 Hiyoshicho, Sakata 998-0037, Yamagata Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 234-22-4264

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An interesting place to visit

Home to Buddhist mummies it is a fascinating place to visit and delve into the rich regional culture.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 March 2016
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Nikko, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Home to Buddhist mummies it is a fascinating place to visit and delve into the rich regional culture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

small temple but well worth the visit. It was a pleasant short stop on the way back from Tohoku back to Tokyo

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

This temple is small but well-worth the time to find it and visit. There are two mummies here. At first I found it spooky but the more I learned the more I found them fascinating. DO your research on Japanese mummies before you go here to really enjoy it. There is an explanation in a few languages. Don:t miss the... More 

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